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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #44,577
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 219.84 days


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Macromedia Extension Manager

What is Macromedia Extension Manager?

The Extension Manager is automatically installed when you install your Adobe application. The Extension Manager only displays extensions that were installed with the Extension Manager application. Extensions that are installed using a third-party installer or local changes made to your configuration files do not appear in the Extension Manager.

About  (from the publisher)

The Extension Manager provides an easy and convenient way to install and delete extensions in Adobe applications, and to find information about extensions you installed. It also provides a convenient way to navigate to the Adobe Exchange site. You can find more extensions, get information about extensions, and rate ext...  Read more


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 4.86 MB (5,094,492 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macromedia.com
Help link: www.macromedia.com/go/dreamweaver_support_fr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Programmes PERSO\Extension Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3C8C9FB3-5FDF-40B4-B314-EAD722728C76}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.86 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia Extension Manager

  • Extension Manager.exe (by Macromedia) - Macromedia Extension Manager (Extension Manager)
  • Replace.exe
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • MFC71u.dll
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • Resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Extension Manager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E68B41E1-DDBA-4754-9FDE-BCB9CAA42A3C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Macromedia Extension Manager?

You can uninstall Macromedia Extension Manager from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Macromedia Extension Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Macromedia Extension Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.16%
Windows 10 16.76%
Windows XP 9.57%
Windows Vista 8.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 21.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.50% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 39.50%
  TN 22.69%
  MA 14.57%
  DZ 5.60%
  United States 5.04%
  Belgium 2.52%
  Canada 1.96%
  Switzerland 0.84%
  CI 0.56%
  Germany 0.56%
  Spain 0.56%
  GA 0.56%
  Italy 0.56%
  SN 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.42%
Dell 23.75%
Acer 21.84%
ASUS 7.28%
Toshiba 4.98%
American Megatrends 2.68%
Sahara 1.92%
Lenovo 1.53%
Samsung 1.53%
Packard Bell 0.77%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.24%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.64%
HP ProBook 4530s 3.64%
Dell Vostro 1015 2.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.42%


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